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Q100365: Managing Flix Services from the Terminal

SUMMARY

Flix includes a helper script which can be used to stop, start and restart Flix services on your Flix server.  This article links to instuctions on how to install the service script on your Flix Server and details the commands you can run with the service script.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Instructions on how to manually install the Flix Master Service script are in the Installing and Managing Services section of the Flix Online User Guide.

NOTE: The commands below will need to be run in a Terminal as root or with sudo on the Flix server.


Commands to get help and find out about current services

To query the help for the service file and display which commands can be used, use the following command line:
/etc/init.d/flix_master_service help

If you don't know which service runs on which VM, use the following command line to return the current configuration:
/etc/init.d/flix_master_service --getProcConfig

To query the status of all the services running on the current server, use the following command line:
/etc/init.d/flix_master_service status


Commands to manage single services targeted by port number

To start the File service running on port 35901, use the following command line:
/etc/init.d/flix_master_service -a start -s file_35901

To stop the Nuke service running on port 35910, use the following command line:
/etc/init.d/flix_master_service -a stop -s nuke_35910


FURTHER READING

More information about managing Flix services is available in the Installing and Managing Services section of the Flix Online User Guide

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